How to Help

Veterans Legal Services relies on your support to provide critical legal services to homeless and low-income veterans and is achieving real results. Read VLS’s 2016 Performance Measurement Report here.

Your tax-deductible financial support allows us provide services to veterans in need. Donate online or by mail at Veterans Legal Services, P.O. Box 8457, Boston, MA 02114. Want to support VLS’s critical help for veterans year-round? Consider making a recurring donation to show your support.

Anyone can be a Patriot: Respond to the Robert Kraft Challenge!

In 2015, Robert K. Kraft contributed an unsolicited $100,000 grant to Veterans Legal Services.

As I’ve learned more about Veterans Legal Services, I’ve been impressed with their unwavering dedication and ability to provide expert legal counsel to veterans who are facing challenging and complex legal issues. I’ve learned that legal problems are often what stand between our veterans being in a stable place with a home, family and job, versus being homeless and alone. Simply put… Veterans Legal Services is changing veterans’ lives through their unrelenting efforts.”

–Robert K. Kraft

This grant comes with a challenge: $50,000 for 2015-2016; $50,000 for 2016-2017 if VLS is able to raise a matching $50,000 for each year. VLS has met this challenge for FYE August 2016. But we need your help to raise $50,000 toward this challenge for 2016-2017. Respond to the Kraft challenge today!

Participate in Veterans Legal Services’ Events

Veterans Legal Services holds an annual fundraising gala and information sessions throughout the year. Events are announced on the VLS website. Join our mailing list to make sure you learn about upcoming events!

Planned Giving, Memorial Giving, and Tribute Gifts

Create a lasting legacy while helping veterans in need. Contact our office at 857-317-4474 to discuss the range of options for honoring your family and friends while making a lasting contribution to VLS’s mission.

Purchase an Item from the VLS Wish List

Want to fill a specific need? Purchase an item from our wishlist! These items may not seem exciting but they provide our staff and volunteers with the necessary tools to change the lives of veterans in need.

Our Gift Acceptance Policy

We appreciate the generous support of all VLS donors. In order to ensure VLS uses each gift according to the donor’s intent, we are unable to accept certain unique gifts or gifts subject to unusual restrictions. Please consult our Gift Acceptance Policy for more information.

Our Financials

Veterans Legal Services is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation registered with the IRS and the Public Charities Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office.

Transparency is important to us. We are proud to share the following documents:

To view VLS’s Form 990 or other financial information from prior years please visit and view VLS’s profile. Free registration with Guidestar is required.

Join our Mailing List to Find Out More

For the most up to date information about events, organization news, veteran success stories, and more, join VLS’s mailing list below.

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Save the Date for VLS's 2017 Annual Gala:

September 19, 2017

Featuring Sam Kennedy, President of the Boston Red Sox

& Eastern Bank

Stay tuned for details!

Contact us

Veterans Legal Services

P.O. Box 8457
Boston, MA 02114

Tel: (857) 317-4474
Fax: (844) 621-2797